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This day in basketball history
« on: October 07, 2017, 12:19:03 PM »

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Been thinking of starting something like this for some time.

I should be able to make a couple of updates a week, depending on the reactions/replies we get.

A good search tool is http://www.onthisday.com.

October 7 1934: Willie Naulls gets born in Dallas. Won three rings with the Celts (1964-66) but is mostly remembered for his time with the Knicks.

http://www.celticslife.com/2012/02/what-hell-happened-towillie-naulls.html

Interview: http://www.nba.com/knicks/history/turnback-tuesday-interview-knicks-captain-willie-naulls/





^nr 12 I guess







Re: This day in basketball history
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2017, 07:48:45 PM »

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October 12 1999

Wilt Chamberlain dies of congestive heart failure at the age of 63.

NYT obituary

http://www.nytimes.com/1999/10/13/sports/wilt-chamberlain-is-dead-at-63-dominated-basketball-in-the-60-s.html